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I have scrambled the earth’s landmasses to form the world of Htrea

Well, if winds, water temperatures (and I assume currents) and planet size and temperature are all the same as Earth's, you could start by establishing and outlining the main climates : Usually, as a ...
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Planet with natural process(es) that results in cube-shaped mountains

Tessellated pavement on a volcanic scale: Okay, I'll admit this a bit out there, but it's a fun problem. the geological formations that form tessellated pavement involve a flat shore and differential ...
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Planet with natural process(es) that results in cube-shaped mountains

The mountains could be made of shale or a shale like material. As you can see shale forms layers of sheet rock which when broken can form rectangular edges. Another method would be plateaus. This is ...
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How can I make an earthlike planet windier?

I am structural engineer. With the International Building Code wind speeds can be predicted based on location, topographic features, etc. Generally, if the landscape is flatter, it will be windier. ...
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How can I make an earthlike planet windier?

Ice age and vast tundra areas. You need two things as has already been mentioned. Temperature differential and flat land that will not obstruct wind flow. Simple modeling will reveal seasonality of ...
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How can I make an earthlike planet windier?

(This may or may not fit, depending. It depends on if your 'anything that that makes the planet uninhabitable without fancy technology' includes 'things that are already built but that you don't need ...
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How can I make an earthlike planet windier?

Flat, dark-colored, stony deserts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YmxPyC2STs A wind-albedo-wind feedback driven by landscape evolution Wind deflation led to the armoring of the land surface, which ...
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How can I make an earthlike planet windier?

Higher rotational velocity, less land, and strategically placed land. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roaring_Forties The Roaring Forties are strong westerly winds found in the Southern Hemisphere, ...
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How can I make an earthlike planet windier?

Without serious modelling or making the actual changes, you will never know the answer. Climate is very hard to predict. Despite the large amount of effort for climate modelling based primarily upon ...
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What the minimum diameter/circumference a ringworld would have to have cycles of day and night and gravity Earth-like?

1.854 million kilometers That's not just a lower bound; that's the only radius your ring can be. The math here is fairly simple. You want a wheel with one gee of centripetal acceleration at its rim, ...
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What the minimum diameter/circumference a ringworld would have to have cycles of day and night and gravity Earth-like?

There isn't a minimum diameter for the specifications you describe. The starward side would always face the star, so there would be no day/night cycles. Niven put giant plates to block the sun for the ...
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